The Phase 1 Training of Trainers on Water Genius Programme has successfully took off from the month of September to November 2020. In partnership with Salcon Engineering Berhad and supported by Cap-Net, MyCDNet, Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Air Negara, and Ministry of Education of Malaysia the objectives of this Water Genius Challenge are:Continue reading
Water Watch Penang is an NGO registered with the Registrar of Societies since 1998. Currently, we have a job opening as Project Manager in a project on uplifting the livelihoods of fishermen based in Penang. The person we are looking for would be responsible for planning and overseeing the entire project to ensure various KPIs in the project are completed satisfactorily in a timely fashion and within budget. He/she should plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed throughout the entire project.
Water Watch Penang has successfully organised its very first-ever forum, online via ‘zoom application’ on the 9th of June 2020. Focusing on the topic of water crises, the title of the forum was ‘Averting Future Water Crises: the Way Forward in Malaysia was held from 9.00 pm to 10.00 pm. The online forum attracted more than 50 participants from public and private institutions as well as other NGOs with 4 speakers who were Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng, a Professor in Universiti Sains Malaysia and President of Water Watch Penang, Prof Dato Dr Mohd Ekhwan Haji Toriman, Professor in Centre for Research in Development, Social and Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Prof Dr Narimah Samat, Professor in Geographic Information System and Dean of School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and Dr Hong Chern Wern, Senior Facilitator and Life Member of Water Watch Penang.Continue reading
World Water Day has always been a much-anticipated event for us. It is the largest platform and opportunity for Water Watch Penang (WWP) to spread awareness on water issues and to an important extent, the environment. However, the emergence of COVID-19 has forced us as well as many other organisations to halt physical gatherings such as the one WWP intended to execute on the 4th of April 2020.Continue reading